• Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India,  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 2007
  • University of Madras,  India,  M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, 2003
  • University of Madras,  India,  B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, 2001


Dr. Louis Satyanarayan began as an Adjunct Professor in 2023 at Georgia-Tech Europe, the off-campus instructional site of Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Prior to this, he was with ArcelorMittal Global R&D, France as a Senior Project Manager managing international R&D projects. He coordinated European Commission funded R&D projects and subsequently worked as an Expert for the European Commission in the evaluation of proposals and Monitoring of actions & grant agreements. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Tech-CNRS IRL 2958 in 2008.

Distinctions & Awards

  • CNRS Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant 2008
  • Best Presentation award in International Symposium on Advances in Stainless Steels, India (2007).
  • Best Technical Paper award in International Symposium of Research Scholars, India (2006).
  • Best Technical Paper award for publishing in NMD-ATM National Level conference, India (2005).
  • Ph.D. grant for Research 2003.
  • University of Madras, Silver Medal (University IInd Rank) M.E. 2003.

Representative Publications

  • L. Satyanarayan, N. Legrand, D. Levesque, T. Peron, Combining metallurgical models and metallography together with laser ultrasonic techniques to monitor steel microstructures at high temperature by 3rd International Symposium on Ultrasound for Metals September 21-22,2017, Stockholm, Sweden
  • N. Legrand, D. Levesque, S. Sarkar, N. Naumann, L. Satyanarayan, A. Jonsson: Laser Ultrasonic technique combined with metallurgical model to monitor steel microstructure during hot rolling, 2nd International Workshop on Laser Ultrasonics for Metallurgy, Vancouver Canada from April 26-27th, 2016
  • N. Legrand, L. Satyanarayan, D.Levesque, T. Peron, S. Kruger, "Laser-ultrasonic sensor to monitor steel microstructure at elevated temperature: Applications to hot rolling", in Proceedings, 4th International Symposium on Laser Ultrasonics and Advanced Sensing (LU2015), Evanston, IL, 2015, paper #53.
  • L. Satyanarayan, M. Haberman and Y. Berthelot, “Development of Cylindrically Focused Polymer Foam Cellular Polypropylene Ultrasonic Transducers and Acoustic Field Characterization”, IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control . 2010 Oct;57(10):2343-55. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2010.1695.
  • L. Satyanarayan, M. Haberman and Y. Berthelot, “Polymer Foam Cellular Polypropylene as Ultrasonic Transducer Materials”, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control.
  • L. Satyanarayan and Y. Berthelot, “Fabrication and Characterization of Polymer Foam Cellular Polypropylene Air Coupled Ultrasonic Transducers”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am.
  • L. Satyanarayan, C.V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam, T. Jayakumar and Baldevraj, “Investigations on imaging and sizing of defects using ultrasonic phased array and the synthetic aperture focusing technique”, INSIGHT, Volume: 51 Issue: 7 Pages: 384-390, JUL 2009.
  • L. Satyanarayan, K. Bharath Kumaran, C.V. Krishnamurthy, Krishnan Balasubramaniam, “Inverse method for detection and sizing of cracks in thin sections using a hybrid genetic algorithm based signal parametrisation”, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics Volume 49, Issue 2, pp. 185-198 ,April 2008.
  • L. Satyanarayan, Mohan K .V., Krishnan Balasubramaniam, C.V. Krishnamurthy, “Finite Difference Time Domain Simulation of Ultrasonic Phased Array Sector Scan for Imaging Surface Cracks in Pipes, Elbows and Tee Sections” , Research in Non Destructive Evaluation, Volume: 19 Issue: 2 pp: 61-86, 2008.